Thursday, December 03, 2020
December is tournament time for high school basketball, under normal conditions. In the abnormality of covid times, tournaments are not on the schedule. It is just another aspect of the sport that is different this season.
Sunday, November 29, 2020
Horatio won both boys and girls games in junior high action with De Queen Nov. 16.
WALDRON — The De Queen senior high basket ball teams had varying fortunes at Waldron Nov. 16. The girls won a close game, but the boys fell to the Bulldogs.
Horatio won two games from the visiting Dragons of Genoa Central Nov. 21.
Sunday, November 22, 2020
VANDERVOORT — The De Queen junior high basketball teams began play with a split at Cossatot River Nov. 12.
HAWORTH, Okla. — De Queen’s basketball season began Nov. 10 with a pair of wins at Haworth, Okla. Both were close; one went to overtime
De Queen’s home basketball season got started with two wins over Eagletown, Okla. One was close; one wasn’t.
Friday, November 13, 2020
HOT SPRINGS — For the third consecutive year, the De Queen boys finished as runners-up at the class 4A cross country meet.
Horatio had three runners in the class 2A state cross country meet Nov. 5 at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs.
De Queen came close to being one of the few teams in the state to play a full 10 game football schedule, but not quite. At the last minute the Leopards’ final game was cancelled.
Wednesday, November 04, 2020
Cathy Johnson of De Queen was the winner of the Oct. 29 Bee football contest. Johnson was one of several that missed three games but she won the tie breaker. Horatio State Bank was this week’s sponsor, the last week for The Bee’s football contest.
MAGNOLIA — Eight points in the final seconds gave De Queen’s junior football team a season ending win at Magnolia Oct. 28. The Cubs came from behind twice to win 15-14 in the Tuesday night game.
MENA — Despite missing runners, both De Queen cross country teams finished first in the 7AAAA conference meet held Monday, Oct. 26.
The Panthers ran over the Leopards. Magnolia’s triple option ground game was too much for De Queen. The visitors posted a 55-7 win Oct. 30.
De Queen senior girls coach Lanny Allen gives instruction during a practice session. The Lady Leopards are scheduled to open the season Nov. 9 by hosting Foreman. The first road game is set for Nov. 10 at Haworth, Okla.
Horatio’ senior football team fell to Camden Harmony Grove 69-20. The Oct. 23 game was not on the schedule but both teams’ scheduled opponents — Genoa Central for Horatio and Drew Central for CHG —were unable to play.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
MENA — A lot of Leopards were missing when De Queen cross country team ran at Acorn’s Stuthard Stampede at Mena Oct. 21. Still De Queen won one team title.
HOT SPRINGS —In what could be De Queen last trip to Lakeside, the Leopards fell to the Rams 56-13. If current enrollment trends continue, the ever expanding school on the east side of Hot Springs will move up to class 6A in the next bi-annual alignment.
De Queen’s Cubs fared no better than anyone else against Lakeside’s huge junior high squad. The unbeaten visitors downed the Cubs 53-7.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Rodger Brizendine of De Queen was the winner of the Oct. 22 Bee football contest. Brizendine missed only one game while several others missed two. Wilson Real Estate was this week’s sponsor. Entry forms are in the Bee sports section and must be put in one of four drop boxes by 4 p.m. on Frid…
Friday, October 23, 2020
With the state meet three weeks away, De Queen cross country teams ran in two meets Oct. 17. One group went north to the Lake Hamilton Invitational at Hot Springs. Another went south to Genoa Central’s Dragon Run.
De Queen’s Cubs lost to visiting Camden Fairview 33-0 Oct. 15.
GENOA — Three Horatio runners took part in the Genoa Central Dragon Run Oct. 17.
CAMDEN — The Leopards were overwhelmed by the Cardinals. Camden Fairview throttled a shorthanded De Queen team 57-0 Oct. 16.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Cathy Johnson of De Queen was the winner of the Oct. 15 Bee football contest. Burger King was this week’s sponsor. Johnson missed only one game while several others missed two. Entry forms are in the Bee sports section and must be put in one of four drop boxes by 4 p.m. on Friday, located at…
Monday, October 19, 2020
It was a busy week for De Queen cross country with two contrasting meets. One was close at hand; one was a long ride away. One was on a fast course, the other on a course that could only be described as challenging.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
MENA — The De Queen junior high football team shut out Mena 14-0 in their Oct. 5 contest. The game was rescheduled from Sept. 3 when Mena schools were closed due to flooding.
The Leopards scored first, but the Trojans scored often. Visiting Hot Springs posted a 56-14 win over De Queen Oct. 9.
The Lions came from behind to take the lead, but the Panthers came out on top in the long haul. Visiting Fouke downed Horatio 26-7 on homecoming night.
Friday, October 09, 2020
Visiting Centerpoint downed Horatio 44-13 in the conference opener for both teams Oct. 2.
MANSFIELD — Yermy Gonzalez was Horatio’s highest finisher at Mansfield’s cross country meet on Sept. 26. Gonzalez placed 11th in the senior boys 5k race with a time of 21:28.21.
MENA — De Queen took a first and two seconds at Rich Mountain College’s Buck Fever cross country meet Sept. 29. The senior girls won their meet. Both boys teams were runners up.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
GENOA — De Queen won three of four divisions at Genoa Central’s Dragon Country Invitational cross country meet Sept. 26.
MALVERN — The De Queen golf teams finished fourth and fifth at the 7AAAA tournament at Malvern Sept. 24.
The De Queen senior football team began conference play with a 42-13 home loss to Hope.
HOPE —A trio of big running backs gave the Hope junior high a 32-8 win over visiting De Queen Sept. 24.
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Charles Buck of De Queen was the winner of the Sept. 17 Bee football contest. Pictured with Buck are (from left) Amber Walker and Tara Athey from Hale Real Estate. Entry forms must be put in one of four drop boxes located at Harris Drug, 205 W. De Queen Ave; Selena’s, 119 N. 4th Street; Mary…
The De Queen junior high team finally got to play a scheduled opponent at the originally scheduled time. The Cubs responded with a 21-0 shutout of visiting Texarkana.
ACORN — It is a trend at least for the early going. De Queen’s first cross country outing was at the biggest — in terms of teams entered — meet ever at Trinity High. The Leopards’ second race date was at the biggest -- in terms of teams entered — meet ever at Acorn. Included in the field was…
A home match on Sept. 15 completed the pre-conference championship season for the De Queen golf teams.
ROSBRO — It went bad for the Leopards from the start at Centerpoint. De Queen fell 42-7 in the substitute game.
Wins were few when De Queen hosted the Arkadelphia tennis teams Sept. 17.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
De Queen School District communications director Beau McCastlain announced Monday that the football game this Friday night between the De Queen Leopards and the Fouke Panthers has been canceled. McCastlain said that the Leopards were able to schedule a game with the Centerpoint Knights for t…
Monday, September 14, 2020
It was close for three periods, but visiting Murfreesboro pulled away in the fourth to down Horatio 22-0 in their Sept. 11 meeting.
The Leopards won five matches and the Bobcats four when the Hope tennis teams visited De Queen Sept. 10.
NASHVILLE — De Queen did not pull an upset at Nashville, but the game ended on an up note for the Leopards.
TEXARKANA — The cross country Leopards opened their season Sept. 12 at Trinity High School in Texarkana on a familiar course, but with some new opponents. With covid panic causing meets to be canceled, teams are eager to run whenever, wherever possible. The Trinity gathering drew teams from …
Hope and De Queen's golf teams were first and second at Hope Sept. 8.
Thursday, September 10, 2020
DIERKS — The Horatio juniors opened football season with a loss at Dierks. The Outlaws downed the Lions 32-0.